WALTER L. GREENE (1870-1956). ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS / LAKE PLACID. Circa 1935. 40x26 inches, 102x66 cm. Latham Litho & Ptg. Co., Long Is

Lot 170: WALTER L. GREENE (1870-1956). ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS / LAKE PLACID. Circa 1935. 40x26 inches, 102x66 cm. Latham Litho & Ptg. Co., Long Is

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October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, US
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Description: WALTER L. GREENE (1870-1956) ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS / LAKE PLACID. Circa 1935. 40 1/4x26 inches, 102 1/4x66 cm. Latham Litho & Ptg. Co., Long Island City, N.Y. Condition B: repaired tear through right image; repaired tear at bottom edge, into central image; minor restoration in margins; repaired pin holes in corners. Framed. With their route passing through one of the Northeast's most scenic areas, the New York Central Line chose to let Mother Nature be its spokesperson by showing the scenery its passengers could enjoy rather than the trains that would carry them. Walter Greene was the art director at General Electric from 1903-1940. He painted images for all of GE's calendars, and began painting for the New York Central Railroad in 1925 when he took over their calendar project.
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